Inside an agriculture demonstration center in the Republic of the Congo, machines are automatically cleaning, peeling, slicing and grinding cassava, turning the starchy tubers into flour.
The time-honored rice-fish farming method improves biodiversity and provides economic benefits of double harvest.
Good governance of villages means giving villagers the power to decide instead of making decisions for them.
Xiayou 100, a new rice variety cultivated for integrated rice-crayfish farming, has achieved an average yield of 634.7 kilograms per mu (9520.5 kilograms per hectare) in east China's Jiangsu Province, 100 kilograms higher than the national standard.
Jiang Hui is in a kind of unique situation in his village in Anlu City, Hubei Province of central China. The 38-year-old man is the only one of his generation still living in the village. “I don’t know any adult who is younger than me, not only in this village, but in all the villages nearby,” he said.